‘It's Not Going To Bring Back The Coal Industry’: Environmentalists Say Somerset Co. Mine Not Enough To Lift IndustryEnvironmentalists say the new Somerset County mine will be an exception and not the rule, and that the coal industry as a whole will continue to decline because of stiff completion from natural gas.
More Advocates Sue EPA Over Lake Erie's Toxic Algae ProblemEnvironmental advocates have filed a second federal lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over whether enough is being done to address the toxic algae problem in western Lake Erie.
Environmental Group Offers Easy Way To Get Rid Of Hard-To-Recycle ItemsIt’s Spring cleaning time, and many of us have items to get rid of but can't because of local municipal rules.
Unique Home In Squirrel Hill Aims To Lower Your Utility BillsIf high utility bills irritate you, you may want to check out a new home in Squirrel Hill.
Pennsylvania Resource Council To Hold Collection Events For Chemicals, Hard-To-Recycle Materials In 2017The PRC has announced multiple recycling events throughout the Pittsburgh region for household chemicals and hard-to-recycle items.
Trump Signs Order Rolling Back Environmental EffortsDeclaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create jobs.
Driller's Groundwater Pollution Draws $1.2M FineA Tulsa, Oklahoma-based oil and natural gas exploration company is paying $1.2 million for polluting groundwater supplying five households in southwestern Pennsylvania in 2012.
State Approves Pipeline Across Commonwealth Despite Protests From EnvironmentalistsIt's called the Mariner East 2 Pipeline, a project of Philadelphia-based Sunoco Logistics. And it will run parallel, for the most part, to an existing Mariner East 1 pipeline, through Washington, Allegheny and Westmoreland counties on its way east.
Chatham University’s Aqua Lab Helping Students Learn A New Kind Of FarmingChatham's Eden Hall Farm in Richland Township is known for sustainable agriculture. Next door to the big barn, the Aqua Lab is doing some farming of a different sort.
Army To Allow Completion Of Dakota Access Oil PipelineThe Army has notified Congress that it will allow the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, completing the four-state project to move North Dakota oil to Illinois.
Public Input Needed For Pittsburgh's "Green First" PlanThe public is being invited to weigh in on a newly-released City-Wide Green First Plan.
Health Officials Issue New Pollution Warnings In Downtown PittsburghThere are new warnings about pollution in Pittsburgh, which could affect tens of thousands of people who live and work Downtown.